Chapter 2. Die-Casting Magnesium

  1. Prof. Dr. K. U. Kainer
  1. R. Fink

Published Online: 22 JUN 2004

DOI: 10.1002/3527602046.ch2

Magnesium - Alloys and Technology

Magnesium - Alloys and Technology

How to Cite

Fink, R. (2003) Die-Casting Magnesium, in Magnesium - Alloys and Technology (ed K. U. Kainer), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527602046.ch2

Editor Information

  1. Institute for Materials Research, Center for Magnesium Technology, GKSS Research Center Geesthacht GmbH, Geesthacht, Germany

Author Information

  1. Oskar Frech GmbH, Schorndorf, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 JUN 2004
  2. Published Print: 21 FEB 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527305704

Online ISBN: 9783527602049

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Keywords:

  • magnesium;
  • die-casting;
  • cold-chamber process;
  • hot-chamber process;
  • casting alloys;
  • AZ91 HP;
  • AM50 HP;
  • AM60 HP;
  • AM20 HP;
  • mould-making;
  • process safety

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Production Methods

    • Cold-Chamber Process

    • Cold-Chamber Machine

    • Hot-Chamber Process

    • Hot-Chamber Machine

  • Application Fields

    • Automotive Branch

    • Tools, Electronics Industry, and Others

  • Casting Alloys

    • AZ91 HP

    • AM50 HP and AM60 HP

    • AM20 HP

  • Mould-Making

    • Key Points Concerning Magnesium Die-Casting

    • Hot-Chamber Mould Conception

  • Safety

    • Inert gas

    • Furnace

    • Ingot Feeding Device

    • Process Safety